Category: Social Media and Communities


Use of Social Media in the Academic Environment: A New Platform for Enhancing Independent and Collaborative Learning

Social media technologies generated deep transformation in societies by capturing worldwide audiences. Initially used for socializing, and entertainment have in recent years experienced a rapid increase in participation that has been accompanied by a diversification of purposes and usage patterns. They expanded their reaches into learning activities providing an open space to create content, share


Creating a Social Media Based Continuous Interaction Platform for the Design Studio

Social Media offers enticing pedagogic opportunities. Unlike Learning Management Systems (LMSs) or Personal Learning Environments (PLEs), the Social Media User has the ability to create a profile and form interactions with his/her contacts which have real life value and impact. In a learning context, considering the popularity of Social Media, user familiarity with the interface